Friends of Suburban Bristol Railways

FOSBR campaigns for:


Latest updates

Ashton Gate Re-development Campaign Kick-Off for Ashton Gate Station
15th December 2014

Network Rail Drop-In Sessions Network Rail have been holding a series of drop-in sessions in Bristol and Bath about Great Western Route Modernisation including Electrification & Filton Four Tracks
November 2014

FOSBR outing to The Lamplighters FOSBR visit the newly re-opened Lamplighters pub in Shirehampton -
26th October 2014

Portishead potential station location The Post reports "Favourite site chosen for new Portishead railway station" - 20th October 2014 Option 2B (across Quays Avenue) is preferred by public consultation
All location options are described on TravelWest website here

Key FOSBR Campaign FOSBR Response to WEP Preliminary Business Case for MetroWest Phase1 - 12th September 2014 Includes FOSBR comments on omission of Ashton Gate and Bedminster stations from MetroWest Phase1 plans
Original business case documents are on TravelWest website here

Key FOSBR Campaign Speaker's Corner: John Hall comments in The Post on five years of a Bristol "traffic supremo" - 31st August 2014
The Post's prior interview with said supremo can be found here

1896 timetable Under The Floorboards – Examination of an 1896 Great Western Suburban Bristol Timetable - August 2014

Summer weekday passenger count June 2014 Severn Beach Line Passenger Count - SCRP Results show passenger numbers up 16% in 12 months
Weekday passenger numbers top *5000*

Portbury & Henbury excursion Passenger train excursion to Portbury Dock & around Henbury Loop freight lines - Saturday 19th July 2014